If you’re not familiar with TED, it’s a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading ideas in the form of short powerful talks. This year’s conference in Vancouver, featured a large outdoor sculpture which was a collaboration between sculptor Janet Echelman and data artist Aaron Koblin. At night, people were able to interact with the sculpture using their phones to draw lines, webs, water drops, squiggles etc… onto the sculpture.
The data artist Aaron Koblin described the way it works in the article:
I highly recommend you read the entire article on the TED blog here & watch the video’s as well